Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Your Advocacy

    • Module 1: Social Workers as Advocates

    • Module 2: The Legislative Process- Simplified

    • Module 3: Advocacy and the NASW Code of Ethics

    • Module 4: The Art of Storytelling- Leveraging Client Experiences

    • Module 5: Defining Your Objective

    • Module 6: Developing Your Advocacy Strategy and Plan

  • 3

    Chapter 2: SMART Legislative and Advocacy Strategies for Social Workers

    • Module 1: Know the Rules to Play the Game

    • Module 2: Do Your Homework! Where's Your Research?

    • Module 3: Define Your Entry Point- Getting Started

    • Module 4: Don't Be Partisan

    • Module 5: Build Coalitions

    • Module 6: Be SMART

    • Module 7: Define Your Why and What

    • Module 8: Influence the Drafting of Legislation

    • Module 9: Take the Long View

    • Module 10: Evaluate Your Efforts

  • 4

    Chapter 3: What You've Learned

    • Module1: Executive Summary

    • Module 2: Applying Learning Concepts

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Next steps

    • Module 1: Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • Module 2: Assessing Your Learning

    • Module 3: Resources for You

    • Module 4: Before You Go